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FIRST TERM

LESSON 1

(Personal description, families and future forms)

DESCRIPTION OF CHARACTER
Compound adjectives describing character
http://digitalenglish.blogfa.com/post-33.aspx
Watch this video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0zBXxTWcpg
Other Adjectives Used to Describe Character
http://www.johnsesl.com/templates/vocab/character.php
http://www.lingolex.com/personalidad.htm
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/des.htm
http://www.eslflow.com/describingpeoplelessonplans.html
FAMILIES
http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0904/090413-marriage.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/youmeus/videonation/video_marriage.shtml

LESSON 2

(Animal world, country and city life, environmental issues)

INFINITIVE OR GERUND?
Gerund/Infinitive
Verbs followed by gerunds
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/miscelaneous-topics/verbs-followed-by-gerunds.php
Verbs followed by infinitives or gerunds
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/miscelaneous-topics/verbs-infinitives-or-gerunds.php
Download these files and study.
Gerunds and Infinitives BBC.pdf
Gerunds and Infinitives BBC.mp3
Practice
http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/gerund2a.html
http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/gerundex1.html
http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/gerundex2.html
http://english-zone.com/grammar/ger-inf01.html
http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz97mkm.htm
http://english.baladre.org/sedaviwebfront/gerundinfinit.htm
http://english.baladre.org/sedaviwebfront/gerundinfinitive2.htm
http://english.baladre.org/sedaviwebfront/infigerundKelly.htm
Gerunds and Infinitives Self-Test1& 2.doc
Gerunds and Infinitives Self-Test1& 2 keys.doc
Gerund or Infinitive ex & list.doc
gerund-infinitive ex.pdf
Gerund or Infinitive ex.doc
GERUND & INFINITIVE ex.doc
Rephrasing
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2008/gerinfrph2bch1.htm
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2008/gerinfrph2bch2.htm
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2008/gerinf2bch1.htm
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2008/gerinf2bch2.htm
Expressions followed by -ing
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMFIRST2/AMARENA12/lesson46/page1.htm
http://www.englishpage.com/gerunds/expression_ing.htm
http://assets.cambridge.org/97805215/32907/excerpt/9780521532907_excerpt.pdf
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-gerunds.htm
http://www.123teachme.com/learn_spanish/expresiones_con_un_gerundio_1
Practice
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMFIRST2/AMARENA12/lesson46/page2.htm
http://www.languageproject.co.uk/free_exercises/exercise_page.php?ID=30
http://www.geocities.com/vcqm/gerundinf.html

Animals
http://www.eflnet.com/vocab/animal_vocabulary.php
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/insects.htm Bugs and Insects
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/insects-reptiles.php Insects and Reptiles
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/birds.php Birds
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/mammals.php Mammals
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/water-animals.php Water Animals
http://www.languageguide.org/im/africa/eng/ African Animal
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/ Great site
Read, Listen and Surf the pictorial vocabulary guide
http://www.languageguide.org/english/grammar/esp/part3/animals.jsp
Watch these videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIr1ryxyrrQ&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZV3kkNHimg
Practice
http://iteslj.org/v/ei/animals.html
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/anim.htm
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/anim2.htm
Plants
http://www.languageguide.org/im/plants/eng/ Plants
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/plants-and-trees.php Plants and Trees
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/fleur.htm
Flowers
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/flowers.php Flowers
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/fruits.php Fruits
http://www.languageguide.org/im/fruits/eng/ Fruits
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/vegetables.php Vegetables
http://www.languageguide.org/im/veg/eng/ Vegetables
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/plants/glossary/index.shtml Botany and Paleobotany Dictionary
Read and Listen
http://www.languageguide.org/english/grammar/esp/part3/farm.jsp
Watch this video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry81yc7wjQk&feature=related Fruits and Vegetables
Environment
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/ Biomes – Habitats
http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/flash/city/flash.php
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-games-hangman-environment.htm
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-games-green-quiz.htm
Homophones/Homonyms
http://www.cooper.com/alan/homonym.html
Practice
http://www.manythings.org/wbg/homonyms_1-jw.html
http://www.manythings.org/wbg/homonyms_2-jw.html
http://www.manythings.org/wbg/homonyms_3-jw.html
http://a4esl.org/q/h/dt/ho01.html

LESSON 3

Cinema and music (check textbook and class copies)

Grammar: linking words
Linking words
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/omgrammar/contraste.htm
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/omgrammar/contraste2.htm
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMFIRST2/ALAKUSH10/lesson39/page1.htm
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/link.htm
http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/connectsum.html
Practice
Contrast
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2008/contrast4.htm
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMFIRST2/ALAKUSH10/lesson39/page2.htm
http://www.esl-lounge.com/student/grammar/4g67-linking-words.php
Translation exercises
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2008/contrast3.htm
Rephrasing
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2008/contrph2bch5.htm
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2008/contrph2bch6.htm
More Linking Words
Linking Words Chart.doc
Linking words and phrases.pdf
Linking words examples.doc
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/connectors.php
http://englishonline.free.fr/GrammarAndHelp/HowToExpressThoughts/LinkwordsDoc.htm
http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Violet%20Level/Violet%20Level.html
Practice
http://www.languageproject.co.uk/free_exercises/exercise_page.php?ID=35 So, Though, Although and Also
http://www.learn-english-today.com/free-english-lessons/free-english-lesson_contents/linking-words-ex.htm
http://english.baladre.org/sedaviwebfront/connectormixed1.htm
http://www.better-english.com/grammar/con2.htm
http://www.quia.com/mc/127013.html?AP_rand=764551662
http://suz.digitaleschulebayern.de/english/expression/linking1.htm?docbase=http://suz.digitaleschulebayern.de/english/expression/index.php
http://suz.digitaleschulebayern.de/english/expression/linking2.htm?docbase=http://suz.digitaleschulebayern.de/english/expression/index.php conjunctions
http://suz.digitaleschulebayern.de/english/expression/linking_languagehistory1.htm?docbase=http://suz.digitaleschulebayern.de/english/expression/index.php

WRITING FIRST TERM
Letter Writinghttp://www.askoxford.com/betterwriting/letterwriting/?view=uk
http://www.usingenglish.com/resources/letter-writing.html
http://www.ego4u.com/en/business-english/communication/business-letter
Practice
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMWRITE/style/unit22.htm
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMWRITE/style/unit24.htm Parts of a letter
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMWRITE/style/unit25.htm Tittles and forms of address
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMWRITE/style/unit26.htm Layout of a letter
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMWRITE/style/unit27.htm Formal and informal compared
http://australianetwork.com/studyenglish/s1581491.htm for IELTS exams, but useful.
More Formal lettersformal letters basic.pdf
http://www.usingenglish.com/resources/letter-writing.html#layout
http://www.brays-ingles.com/writing-formal-letters.html
(Check section d) Writing formal letters to request information)

Reviews
http://www.brays-ingles.com/fce-writing-sample.html





SECOND TERM

Unit 5: Crime

http://www.sherton.com.ar/vocabulario/crimes.htm A List
Practice
http://esl.fis.edu/vocab/q1/crime.htm
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/violence.htm Lots of activities
http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz34mmn.htm
http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/333.html
http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/328.html Rob & Steal
Law
Watch this video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDcTXidHhNU&feature=related

Grammar: reported speech
http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/reported-speech.html
Practice
http://wwwedu.ge.ch/cptic/prospective/projets/anglais/exercises/reported1.htm
http://wwwedu.ge.ch/cptic/prospective/projets/anglais/exercises/reported2.htm
http://www.ieslosremedios.org/~josefina/english_exercises/commands.jqz.htm
http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/omexercise/lenguajeindirecto/unit21.htm
http://mrc.ltd.free.fr/reporting.htm
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2009/reprph2bch1.htm
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/exercises/bch2/2bch2009/reprph2bch2.htm
http://www.inglesmundial.com/A11/grammar.htm
Reporting Verbs
http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/httpdocs/gramatica/reportingverbsflash/reportingverbs.htm
http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/reported-speech.php?sid=c9651cb389c55953d4086b89f6e4ec6e
Practice
http://www.languageproject.co.uk/free_exercises/exercise_page.php?ID=112
http://www.languageproject.co.uk/free_exercises/exercise_page.php?ID=19
http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.report2.i.htm
http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.report3.i.htm


Writing: opinion essays
http://www.writefix.com/argument/
http://www.1-language.com/essayedge/lth_outline.html

Writing composition (samples)
Best Advice for When Your Friend Gets Dumped – writing samples.doc
Does TV teach children to be violent – writing samples.doc
Children And TV Violence – writing sample.doc

UNIT 6 TOURISM

Grammar: modal verbs







THIRD TERM


Extra listening activities

Family Rules

http://www.inglesmundial.com/A5/listening.htm

Free Food for Kids

http://www.cdlponline.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=activity2&topicID=3&storyID=132

Obesity in children

http://web.educastur.princast.es/eoi/eoimiere/myweb/blog/handouts/BodyMind/Body1.htm

Governor Wants Kids to Eat Healthy

http://www.cdlponline.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=activity1&topicID=3&storyID=183



EMOTIONS AND FEELINGS

http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMFIRST2/ALAKUSH10/lesson37/page1.htm

http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/feelings-and-emotions.php

http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/moods.php

http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/vocabulary/lefg1_vocabulary6.html

http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/vocabulary/lefg1_vocabulary7.html

http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/vocabulary/lefg1_vocabulary44.html



MONEY

http://www.languageguide.org/english/grammar/esp/part3/buy.jsp

http://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-bank.htm Bank Services

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7642138.stm#commodities

Practice

http://www.ompersonal.com.ar/OMFIRST2/ALASKA9/lesson34/page2.htm

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/320.html

http://www.michellehenry.fr/argent.htm

Synonyms

Practice

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/38.html

http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/syn.htm

EDUCATION

http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/school-and-education.php

http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/school-and-education.php

http://www.languageguide.org/english/grammar/esp/part2/school2.jsp

Practice

http://www.learnenglish.de/vocabulary/education.htm

http://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-education.htm
Extra listening activities:
Children’s education
http://www.examenglish.com/FCE/fcelistening.htm
Students Protest High Fees
http://www.cdlponline.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=activity2&topicID=4&storyID=263
The One-Room Schoolhouse
http://www.inglesmundial.com/A2/listening.htm